Metamora is a very small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 3,736 people and just one neighborhood, Metamora is the 392nd largest community in Illinois.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Metamora is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Metamora is a village of service providers, managers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Metamora who work in management occupations (15.27%), food service (10.20%) and office and administrative support (8.45%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Metamora is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Metamora really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Metamora perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
As is often the case in a small village, Metamora doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.